Communicating Research

Spring 2019 Honors first-year seminar

Only 15 seats - with Brett Say
Mondays, 2 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Research serves to foster innovation, inform action, and advance the public good. For these reasons, and many others, it is important that research findings are made accessible to broad audiences, within and outside of scholarly communities. This course introduces students to research methods and communication techniques that help scholars communicate their research to audiences ranging from the general public to disciplinary colleagues. Weekly readings, in class exercises, and occasional guest speakers will be used to help students understand different approaches to communicating research.

  • Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein. They Say / I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing, 4 th edition (2018)
  • Wayne Booth, Gregory Colomb, & Joseph Williams. The Craft of Research, 4th edition (2016)
  • Helen Sword. Stylish Academic Writing (2012)